is dexamethasone and allerfin safe for my 5 months pregnant? these 2 meds didnt work so my doctor brought me in dermatologist so they suggested me for solu-medrol 1 pm and 1 am for two days only+tidilor for 7 days only before sleep? my question is,is this medicine they give to me is safe for my 5 months pregnant? according to my doctor is safe!pls need ur advice thank me yari
Dexamethasone has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA . This means that animal studies have shown problems and there are no human studies. Dexamethasone is only recommended for use during pregnancy when there are no alternatives and benefit outweighs risk.
Did you mean allerfrin? There is no FDA category for allerfrin. The active ingredients are triprolidine and pseudoephedrine. Tripolidine has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA and should only be used during pregnancy when there are no alternatives and benefit outweighs risk.
It is thought that pseudoephedrine is safe to take during pregnancy.
For more information talk with your doctor.
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